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The Latest: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park assessing damage

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the slowing of Kilauea volcano's eruption (all times local): 3 p.m. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is taking advantage of a lull in Kilauea's eruption...
Aug. 17, 2018

Mexico says major drug lab busted with 50 tons of synthetics

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say they have busted a major narcotics lab in the northern state of Sinaloa with about 50 tons of synthetic drugs. A navy statement...
Aug. 17, 2018

Colorado girls' bodies were submerged in crude oil 4 days

FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) — The bodies of two young girls were submerged in crude oil for four days before authorities discovered them on Thursday, according to court documents filed Friday...
Aug. 17, 2018

Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviser

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller are recommending a short prison sentence for a former Trump campaign adviser who lied to the FBI during the Russia...
Aug. 17, 2018

6.1 quake shakes Costa Rica near Panama; no major damage

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — A strong earthquake shook southern Costa Rica near the border with Panama on Friday evening, toppling items from store shelves and knocking out power...
Aug. 17, 2018

Alaska elections director says state is ready for primary

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's elections director said she's confident the state has enough questioned ballot envelopes and that poll workers will be ready after some Alaskans had their voter...
Aug. 17, 2018

Documents: Suspects in missing teacher's death admit slaying

ATLANTA (AP) — New court documents suggest that within weeks of a south Georgia teacher's disappearance, two of her ex-students told friends at a party they had killed her and...
Aug. 17, 2018

Venezuela hikes wages ahead of monetary overhaul

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has raised wages for the fifth time this year while saying he's looking to establish a single exchange rate tied to the...
Aug. 17, 2018

The Latest: Lawyer says girls' bodies were submerged in oil

FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a Colorado man in the disappearance of his family (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A lawyer for a Colorado man...
Aug. 17, 2018

6.0 quake shakes Costa Rica near Panama; no major damage

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — A strong earthquake shook southern Costa Rica near the border with Panama Friday evening, toppling items from store shelves and knocking out power in...
Aug. 17, 2018

Police: Man steals patrol car, school bus in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man who allegedly stole a California Highway Patrol car, drove it onto a college campus and used it to commandeer a school bus was arrested...
Aug. 17, 2018

California governor grants pardons to 3 facing deportation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday he pardoned three former prisoners facing the threat of deportation to Cambodia, including one who became a youth pastor after...
Aug. 17, 2018

The Latest: Trump blames DC for military parade cancellation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's military parade (all times local): 8 p.m. President Donald Trump's Veterans Day parade was swiftly canceled after senior White House and...
Aug. 17, 2018

6.0 earthquake shakes southern Costa Rica near Panama

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — A strong earthquake has shaken southern Costa Rica near the border of Panama. There are no immediate reports of injuries or significant damage. The...
Aug. 17, 2018

Former Iowa Congressman Leonard Boswell dies

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former Iowa Rep. Leonard Boswell has died following complications from a rare form of cancer. He was 84. Family spokesman Grant Woodard said Boswell passed...
Aug. 17, 2018

US to send hospital ship to Colombia amid refugee crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Pentagon will send a hospital ship to Colombia to help cope with strains on medical systems caused by the Venezuelan refugee...
Aug. 17, 2018

DC judge: For now, no need to accept new DACA applications

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge in Washington who ruled against the Trump administration's plans to end a federal program that shields some young immigrants from deportation won't require the...
Aug. 17, 2018

Chile: Man angry over suitcase behind wave of bomb threats

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A Chilean man angry over an airline not returning his suitcase made false bomb threats that caused up to 11 commercial flights to take emergency measures...
Aug. 17, 2018

UN chief: 1 option to protect Palestinians is a new force

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says options to protect Palestinian civilians under Israeli occupation range from establishing an armed military or police force to deploying civilian observers or...
Aug. 17, 2018

Video shows North Carolina police strike man with baton

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities are investigating video that appears to show an officer using a baton to hit a black man who's already on the ground. Video...
Aug. 17, 2018

Nevada water chief rejects big Vegas pipeline pumping plan

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Long-sought plans for Las Vegas to pump and pipe drinking water from arid valleys just west of the Utah state line were dealt a severe blow...
Aug. 17, 2018

Still using assumed name, man gets 20 years in drug case

GRETNA, La. (AP) — A man whose true name remains a mystery has been sentenced to 20 years in prison by a suburban New Orleans judge for possessing roughly $600,000...
Aug. 17, 2018

Trump blames DC, as military parade plans unravel over costs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The cancellation of President Donald Trump's Veterans Day parade came swiftly when senior White House and Pentagon leaders saw the estimated $92 million price tag play out...
Aug. 17, 2018

Air Force pilot ejects as jet trainer crashes in Oklahoma

MUTUAL, Okla. (AP) — Officials say an Air Force pilot ejected successfully before a jet trainer crashed in western Oklahoma. Air Force officials say the twin-jet T-38 Talon from Vance...
Aug. 17, 2018

The Latest: Moody's cuts Turkey's credit rating further

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's currency crisis and diplomatic dispute with the United States (all times local): 1:15 a.m. Ratings agency Moody's has downgraded Turkey's credit rating...
Aug. 17, 2018

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